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2013-02-01 23:01:23

2013 begins with a celebration at Derek Weaver Company, Inc. For 29 years now Derek Weaver Company has sold lifts and shop equipment to many of the best known shops, dealerships, custom builders and enthusiasts. Fort Worth, Tx (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 To start the year, Direct Lift , the brand that Derek Founded in 1999, will serve as the Exclusive Lift Sponsor for all the Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions in 2013, starting with the Scottsdale, Ariz., event Jan. 13-20. It will be the...

2013-01-18 16:20:10

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Getting an oil change in West Palm Beach can be easy and affordable on your European automobile at Foreign Affairs Auto in West Palm Beach. Foreign Affairs Auto provides many general maintenance needs and car repairs, including an oil change in West Palm Beach. At the European automobile service center you can expect friendly and speedy service when getting your oil change in West Palm Beach. (Photo:...

2013-01-15 07:19:49

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that the company will donate a customized 2013 Ford F-150 to be auctioned off at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, being held this week in Scottsdale. All proceeds from the truck will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. In addition to donating the custom truck for auction, the company plans to match up to $50,000 in donations to the 'St. Jude Game Day. Give...

2013-01-11 20:21:51

MIAMI-DADE, Fla. and BROWARD, Fla., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac, the CNC and the Urban League of Broward County have joined forces to reach out to the Miami-Dade community and Broward communities focusing on foreclosure prevention and creating homeownership possibilities. CNC and The Urban League of Broward will be hosting consecutive press conference breakfast kick-offs to launch the Take Root South Florida initiative. This initiative is a marketing campaign to help mitigate...

2013-01-08 05:02:42

Venetian Builders, Inc., the leading installer of quality aluminum sunrooms, patio covers, patio enclosures and screened pool enclosures in South Florida, increased its sales in West Palm Beach and Palm Beach County by more than 300 percent in 2012, Venetian President Christopher Noe said today. Noe said he expects further progress in West Palm Beach and surrounding communities in 2013. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami, increased revenue from the...

2012-12-14 12:25:40

MIAMI, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Moen Incorporated, the #1 faucet brand in North America, continues its efforts to provide affordable housing and homeownership to low-income and Latino communities through its national product donation program "Alcanzando Suenos con Moen," ("Achieving Dreams with Moen.) In time for the holiday season, Moen has partnered with the Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida (NHSSF), a prominent non-profit housing and community development organization in...

2012-12-11 16:23:15

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boca Grove Golf and Tennis Club, a premier golf club in Boca Raton, Fla., is thrilled to announce that Executive Chef, Dominick Laudia, CEC, AAC, was honored with the 2012 "Chef of the Year" award from the American Culinary Federation's Palm Beach County Chapter. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121211/FL28007 ) This award is nominated and voted on by 300 members of the American Culinary Federation Palm Beach Chapter, and is...

2012-12-09 05:02:41

The 100,000-square-foot neuroscience institute celebrates its grand opening, which was four years in the making. JUPITER, Fla. (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience will cap a week´s worth of coverage by the national and international media, important visits by local and state dignitaries, and its official grand-opening celebration with an all-day community event Dec. 8. All eyes have been on Jupiter since Dec. 3, when the esteemed center for brain...

2012-11-13 16:23:59

LAKE WORTH, Fla., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) in cooperation with the City of Lake Worth would like to invite the public to the grand opening of the Tropical Ridge Fitness Park at 211 North "H" Street on Wednesday November 14(th). Over two years ago, the CRA partnered with the Trust for Public Land, the Quantum Foundation, Wells Fargo Bank and School District of Palm Beach County to make this vision a reality. "We hope that the park helps...

2012-10-25 15:22:18

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boca Grove, a premier golf and tennis club in Boca Raton, Fla., recently welcomed back The First Tee of the Palm Beaches and the children of The Boys and Girls Clubs of Boca Raton and Delray Beach. The First Tee is a youth development program that aims to teach critical life skills, such as honesty, integrity, respect, responsibility, courtesy, sportsmanship, confidence, judgment and perseverance to children through the game of golf. (Photo:...


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2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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